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Reviewed 11 April 2022

My friends took me to this place and I have to say that food was spot on 100 %, nothing to complain about, and the service was pleasant as well. We picked from the short but delicious menu some reindeer roast and sautéed reindeer plus...some ice cream and Irish coffee for dessert. Everyone was super happy after the dinner and if I'm ever back in Ylläs I'm not going to miss my chance to eat here again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 10 April 2022 via mobile

We were a large party including three under 5’s. The restaurant did a good job of seating us all together. The service was attentive and friendly and the non Finns in the group were introduced to Lappish specialities. The food was well presented and delicious....My reindeer stew passed muster also with the Finns! My husband had cod which herated highly. Not the cheapest place in town, but worth itMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 8 January 2022 via mobile

We had a delicious meal here (on 25 December) from their al a carte menu. The waiter was brilliant and there were a few choices for children - mine had meatballs and mash - they loved it. It was a traditional menu in a beautiful...setting. Thank youMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 19 February 2021 via mobile

Food was very tasty and service was friendly and professional. Our waitress was very helpful and funny. We recommend the restaurant to everyone. Ja vielä Suomeksi tämä ravintola on todellakin käymisen arvoinen.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

This is a very nice atmospheric restaurant, serving delicious local specialties with an innovative touch. Very good choice for a couples or a family dinner.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020

Very good meals and very cosy place. lappish dishes with a twist. great staff ! Probably the best restaurant in town, according to me

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

Poro is under new management as of a year or so ago, and wow, it's good. We went for the Christmas Eve buffet, and although we have visited Lapland many times, we wondered what to expect. The short answer to what we found was everything....A huge and totally delightful array of starters, so many I just could not try everything. I cannot imagine anyone from any country not being stunned by the variety and quality.Many Finnish/Lappish things and a good variety of things pleasing to all pallets. The main course was plentiful and nicely spiced for Christmas. Casseroles, which for British people are more like mash, were swede and also carrot, spiced and very tasty. Lappish potatoes and Finnish Christmas Ham. WOW!! Desserts, if you could fit one in were also lovely and then chocolates and coffee.The very family atmosphere was relaxed and had a nice gentle pace. I highly recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

I visited here already in the winter time but this year they are also serving lunch in September. For 12,50€ you get homemade soup, variety of salad table and a main course which was whole white fish today. Everything was fresh and absolutely delicious! Last...winter I really liked their vegetarian/vegan pulled oat stew and of course you should try their fish dishes as they are serving Lappish food with good taste. Will definitely come back!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately, the owner and the menu have changed. The price level is slightly more expensive. Many favorite left out like reindeer fillet. Good starter, blin which is ”more like traditional Russian” food. Atmosphere is excotic and staff is friendly. The location is a bit sideways.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

A another great morning Coffee getogether 12 good friends we really enjoy ourselves Great place great staff great coffee Give it a try.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

This was my third visit here (twice on a previous trip to Äkäslompolo), and have never had a bad experience. At first glance of the menu, it is clear that it is not the cheapest ravintola in Äkäslompolo, if budget is important, then it is...not for you. If, however, you want to experience some of the best food in the area, then it is for you. The reindeer shank was melt in your mouth beautiful, and the salmon tournedos was absolutely delicious. Service very good, and the staff were attentive and helpful - their English was excellent (as it is everywhere in the town, to be fair), so despite my attempts at Finnish we still got what we wanted!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Went after my daughter got married and had a great meal. Excellent service and food not too pricey nice decor staff couldn’t be nicer.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Special atmosphere in this restaurant personel is efficient and helpful, food was very good ! the decoration is very Special :-)

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

One vegetarian option that looked like an afterthought. I skipped that and went with the two vegetarian appetizers. The house salad was good, the other was not. To top this off, you're surrounded by dead things hanging from the walls. I think the description of...this as vegetarian friendly needs to be changed.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Poro was pretty full but with reservation we got a nice table. If you want to eat the traditional Finnish xmas dinner this place has a great buffet with all you can expect. Enjoy!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from TiinaL335 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take credit card. In Finland they take stores and restaurants take all credit cards, it is were rear not to have possibility to pay with card. Finns dont use cash anymore.
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Response from AMPartanen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's 1,5km so it's in walking distance. Another possibility is to take a taxi. Still places for sitting. Please book from info@lappvillage.fi
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5